Posts in Category : PWP Announcements

Using Kickstarter to Capture the City and Its Ways

Using Kickstarter to Capture the City and Its Ways
Kickstarter is a great fundraising tool, but like the last hand of a high-stakes poker game, it’s all or nothing. If you don’t reach your stated goal, you walk away empty handed. The pressure is huge, the figures daunting. 60% of all campaigns not only don’t raise their intended amount, but get little or no money at all. To be successful, campaigns and the personalities behind them have to stand out. The person running the show has to be able to smile and talk up the project–repeatedly–to friends, acquaintances, and total strangers who might be interested. It’s not for the weak or faint-hearted. The project itself is also important. Like a good book, it has to capture people’s imagination, whether [continue reading...]

Getting to Know PWP Member Dianne Yudelson

Getting to Know PWP Member Dianne Yudelson
Dianne Yudelson, a PWP member, came to my attention through a variety of Call for Entries that I’ve entered. When looking at the winners it seems like I always see her name. I began looking at her work more closely and the more I looked, the more questions I had. I emailed her to see if she would be interested in an interview and I found her views, and life path refreshing and inspirational. Dianne started her creative road very early in life. Right out of high school she studied musical theater performance. In her theater pursuits, however she discovered that the actual pursuit of that kind of work involves late nights on a regular basis and she is a [continue reading...]

From the PWP Instagram Feed: See “Whims of Weather” at the National Arts Club – or See It Again

From the PWP Instagram Feed: See “Whims of Weather” at the National Arts Club – or See It Again
Did you attend the packed opening reception for PWP’s “Whims of Weather” show at the National Arts Club this past Monday?  If not – now is your chance! The exhibition runs through May 31st at 15 Gramercy Park South. Did you go to the opening reception but wish you could have spent more time with the wonderful pieces in the show? Come back to see the show again! Remember, the work is available for purchase. Photo credit for this shot from the opening reception: Andy Mars. Come see these varied and fantastic interpretations on the theme of weather! Michele Dragonetti, PWP Social Media Committee  

From the PWP Instagram Feed: This Monday!!! “Whims of Weather”

From the PWP Instagram Feed: This Monday!!! “Whims of Weather”
This Monday!!! PWP’s “Whims of Weather” opening reception is this Monday, May 18th, from 6pm – 8pm at the beautiful and historic National Arts Club located at 15 Gramercy Park South, NYC (and pictured here). Juried by Dr. Stanley Burns, Chairperson of the Photography Committee of the National Arts Club, the show will feature member work that demonstrates the action or aftermath of weather. Exhibition books ($68) and posters ($15) of the show will be available for purchase (cash and checks). Come with family and friends to the opening on Monday, and also during the rest of the show through May 31st. See you at the National Arts Club!! (Photo from www.nationalartsclub.com). -Michele Dragonetti, PWP Social Media Committee

Upcoming PWP Juried Members Show – Whims of Weather

Upcoming PWP Juried Members Show – Whims of Weather
Upcoming PWP juried members show! In just over a week, “Whims of Weather” will open at the historic National Arts Club in Gramercy Park. Juried by Dr. Stanley Burns, Chairperson of the Photography Committee of the National Arts Club, the show will feature work that expresses the drama, subtlety, power, and moods of weather. Be sure to come to the opening reception on Monday, May 18th from 6 – 8 pm with family and friends to see how members have interpreted this theme. Exhibition books ($68) and posters ($15) will also be available for sale (cash and checks). Can’t make the opening? The show runs through May 31st. See you there!! – Michele Dragonetti, PWP Social Media Committee